First Year and Transition Initiatives

The Student Success Center

Benjamin F. Payton Learning Resources Center (LRC)
803-705-4690
Office Hours M-F 8:30a.m. – 8:00p.m

The SSC leads various facets of first-year and transition efforts, this includes transition courses, Welcome Week, and The Freshman Institute (Leadership Program).

First Gen 4 the Win: This platform was created to serve as support system and mentorship for our brilliant and scholarly first-generation students at Benedict College. This platform will provide a safe space for all first-generation students to connect with one another, provide academic support, and share their amazing stories with one another. The Tiger Success Leaders and The Student Success Team look forward to working with each of you!!

The SSC is responsible for the management and curricular support of the seminar courses. 

The College Experience: A one academic credit course taken by first-year students that provides navigation of campus resources and academic success skills. 

Professional Pathways: A two academic credit sophomore level course that provides students with exposure to career and professional develop as they further explore opportunities in their academic majors.

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